Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Royal Caribbean Rolls Out New Espresso Features

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced it has rolled out a new set of business-ready features for its state-of-the-art Espresso reservation system, which covers the Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Azamara brands. (

Royal Caribbean International Celebrates Steel Cutting and Reveals Name of Newest Ship For China: Spectrum of the Seas

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Excitement was in the air today (August 15, 2017) at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, as Royal Caribbean International marked the official start of construction by cutting the first piece of steel for its new Quantum Ultra ship. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Makes Changes to NextCruise Future Cruise Program

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Passengers wishing to book future cruises with Royal Caribbean while aboard a current sailing will notice a couple of changes to the line’s NextCruise program: onboard credit that can’t be used immediately and the elimination of reduced deposits. (

Class In Session: New ‘Royal Caribbean University’ Agent Training Program Opens Its Doors

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Enrollment is now open. Royal Caribbean International has launched an entirely new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University (RCU). (more…)

Independence of the Seas Cruise Ship to Receive 2018 Refurb

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Royal Caribbean’s Crown & Anchor Society, the line’s loyalty program, revealed the initial details of an upcoming refurbishment to Independence of the Seas. The ship, which launched in 2008, has not had a significant refurb since 2013. (

Dnce To Star In Total Eclipse Concert On Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Of The Seas

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

The stars have aligned with the return of multi-platinum selling band DNCE aboard Royal Caribbean International for a live musical performance to celebrate the Great American Eclipse, a phenomenon 99 years in the making. (more…)

Heavy Metal Festival At Sea! 70000TONS OF METAL™: Sales Dates & First 16 Bands

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, has announced ticket sales dates for Survivors and the first 16 of 60 bands to perform on board. The much-anticipated 8th edition sails from Miami / Fort Lauderdale, FL to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands and back on February 1-5, 2018. (more…)

Royal Caribbean trademarks two new cruise ship names

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Royal Caribbean filed two new trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for what appears to be cruise ship names. (

Royal Caribbean to Introduce New Non-Refundable Deposit Fares

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

“Nonrefundable deposit fares now give Royal Caribbean an opportunity to simplify our promotional landscape, while also providing our guests with added confidence to book early and our travel partners the reassurance in more qualified, dependable business,” the line told agents in its written communications with the trade. (

Constructing the World’s Largest Ship: Symphony of the Seas Brings New Adventures

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Symphony of the Seas is one step closer to claiming the title of the world’s largest cruise ship. The ship’s construction continues right on schedule, with Royal Caribbean innovators developing even more groundbreaking wow’s for the latest member of the Oasis class of ships.

Royal Caribbean Brings Underwater Adventures To Life With First-Of-Its-Kind Snapchat Experience

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Royal Caribbean invites the world to experience a first-of-its-kind underwater adventure through the lens of Snapchat Spectacles. From June 21 to June 25, Royal Caribbean’s Snapchat channel will immerse viewers in a one of-a-kind underwater adventure thanks to a custom-designed scuba mask dubbed “SeaSeekers.” (more…)

World Travel Holdings Group Celebrates Anniversary Year

Monday, June 19th, 2017

CruiseOne, Dream Vacations and Cruises Inc., which are part of World Travel Holdings, claiming to be the world’s largest cruise agency, are celebrating their anniversary years with its National Conference aboard the Harmony of the Seas. (

Just Released! Cruiseco’s New Back To The 80’s 7-Night Music Cruise On Navigator of the Seas, Departing Southampton May 6, 2018

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Ship: Navigator of the Seas. Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International. Departures: 06 May 2018. Duration: 7 nights. Ports: Bilbao, Vigo, Lisbon, CRUISECO CHARTER. Airport gateway (Arrival) : Southampton. Airport gateway (Departure) : Southampton

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony Of The Seas Floated Out Of Dry Dock at STX France

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

The newest member of Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis class of ships, Symphony of the Seas, is now one step closer to full completion as her April 2018 debut approaches. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Clinches Prestigious Effie Award for #ComeSeekLive

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International recently was honored with a silver Effie award at the 2017 North American Effie Awards Gala in New York City. (more…)

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises Confirm Return to Lifou in 2017/2018

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises has confirmed the line plans to call at Lifou during the upcoming South Pacific season after it cancelled all visits last summer. (

Royal Caribbean Sets Course To Offer Iconic View Of Historic Total Solar Eclipse

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The “Great American Eclipse,” 99 years in the making, is already booking up hotels across the country, and Royal Caribbean International is providing the perfect solution for thrill seekers to experience this once-in-a-lifetime event. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Inserts Fun Into Cruise Muster Drill With Operation: Little Bear

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Cruisers on all three Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. brands will soon be introduced to their ship’s safety and security practices through an eight-minute video designed to make the muster drill more fun. (

Royal Caribbean Opens First Year-long Program To Cuba

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The world’s most adventurous cruise line is giving adventure-seekers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas. (more…)

Royal Caribbean to Boost Marina Bay Capacity, Extend Season

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Hong Kong's Kai Tak Cruise Terminal and Royal Caribbean International's Mariner of the Seas (Photo credit - Caribbean International announced that the Mariner of the Seas will be starting her upcoming Southeast Asian season a month earlier, adding 10 round-trip sailings from Singapore in September 2017. (

Yes Announce 2018 Cruise to the Edge Dates and Lineup

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Cruise to the Edge, the annual oceanic event hosted by prog vets Yes, has been booked for 2018. Promising “some of the world’s greatest prog-rock musical artists,” next year’s Cruise calls for a five-night voyage setting sail out of Tampa on Feb. 3 and heading for a pair of new ports: Belize City, Belize and Costa Mayo, Mexico. (

Royal Caribbean returns to New Orleans, adds capacity to Galveston and Miami

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Vision of The SeasAfter a three-year hiatus, Royal Caribbean International will return to the city of New Orleans, Louisiana with the newly announced repositioning of Vision of the Seas for the 2018-2019 winter season. (

Ovation of the Seas Undergoing Unscheduled Drydock

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)The Ovation of the Seas is in a drydock in China for “maintenance on components of the ship’s propulsion system,” according to Royal Caribbean International. (

Royal Caribbean Introduces New Adventures From The Gulf Coast With The Addition Of Two Ships In The Region In 2018

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

After a three-year hiatus, Royal Caribbean International will return to the legendary city of New Orleans, Louisiana with the newly announced repositioning of Vision of the Seas for the 2018-2019 winter season. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Reveals China, Singapore and Australia 2018-19 Deployment Lineup. Newest Quantum Ultra-class Ship To Sail From Asia-pacific

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled future plans for the first Quantum Ultra-class ship to be based in the Asia-Pacific region. Set to be launched in spring 2019, the yet-to-be-named ship will be the next evolution of the groundbreaking Quantum class and will join her sister ships, Quantum of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas. (more…)

Royal Caribbean International Makes Inaugural Visit To Havana

Monday, April 24th, 2017

It was a historic day for Royal Caribbean International yesterday when the cruise line made its inaugural visit to Cuba with the newly revitalized Empress of the Seas as part of a 5-night sailing from Miami. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Closes Out Record Breaking Australia Season

Monday, April 24th, 2017

The Explorer of the Seas made her final visit to Sydney’s OPT this summer on April 22, concluding Royal Caribbean’s record breaking summer cruise season in Australia and New Zealand, according to a company statement. (

UK. Royal Caribbean Doubles your cruise holiday with new two-in-one package on land and sea

Friday, April 14th, 2017

From September 2017, guests will be able to stay in the theme-park capital of the world, Orlando, before hopping on board a cruise ship. (

Puerto Rico to Upgrade Pier for Royal Caribbean

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Freedom of The Seas
The Puerto Rico Ports Authority confirmed that it would upgrade the Pan American II Pier in San Juan in partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises in supporting the deployment of the Freedom of the Seas to San Juan for the 2018 cruise season. (

Royal Caribbean Aims to Reunite 2008 Championship Basketball Team on Harmony of the Seas

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)After learning that a team of iconic basketball greats were planning a 10-year reunion without inviting a key member of the squad, Royal Caribbean International decided that something needed to be done to mend the lifetime bonds made by winning at the ultimate level.

Royal Caribbean Wants to Give a Team of Thrill Seekers a Trip Around the World and a Shot at the Ultimate Instagram

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International is on the lookout for the “World’s Most Adventurous Squad.” The #AdventureSquad social media contest will challenge explorers and aspiring Instagram stars to act on their wanderlust and prove that their adventurousness is off the charts. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Announces 2018 European Odysseys, Featuring New Ports of Call

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Rome - Piazza San Pietro - Vatican CityRoyal Caribbean International invites travelers to come seek Europe like never before with its 2018 European deployment, headlined by the fleet’s newest ship Symphony of the Seas ̶ the world’s largest and most adventure-filled cruise ship. (more…)